I know there are lots of people here who work 12+ hour days, so i'd be curious to know how people manage their careers over time. I recognize some of you might be fresh out of UG, but for those of you who are closer to your late 20s/early 30s or older, how have you been managing working long hours over the years? Have you ever felt like you're burning out? If so, i'd be curious to hear how you've handled it. I definitely used to have no issue working late all the time when I was in my early 20s, but now I just don't see that being the lifestyle I want to continue having.
I've recently been considering taking a step back for a bit of better work/life balance even if that means taking a lower title position for a little less comp, but curious to hear what others have done. I'm a pretty competitive person and take pride in my work and want to make a good living, but as I get older I also value not working all the time and spending more time living.
I'd appreciate any thoughts/insight!